Category: Discussions

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One of the reasons that might have contributed to the downfall of G.M. Durrani was this incident which Lata mentions in the book “Lata Mangeshkar… in her own voice”. “The first song I sang for Naushad was a duet with G.M. Durrani,- `Haye chhore ki jaat badi bewafa’ for Chandni Raat (1949). Durrani Sahib made […]
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It has been noticed in Bollywood films that whenever two actors are introduced in the same film.. usually one becomes successful and the other fades out… Here are some examples … Bhagyashree and Salman Khan in Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) Salman Khan (In) – Bhagyashree (Out)   Both were introduced in super successful Maine Pyar […]
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This is perhaps one of the best songs composed by O.P. Nayyar for Geeta Dutt. Accordion plays a major part in setting the overall mood of the song and Geeta sings this song in her distinctive frothy style. This song was picturized on Shakila. According to her, “Guru Dutt used to explain things well to […]
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Shabistan (1951) songs were composed by  two music directors – Madan Mohan and C. Ramchandra. This particular song was composed by C. Ramchandra and sung by Geeta Dutt and Talat Mahmood. C. Ramchandra used Geeta’s voice sparingly, but this film has 3 Talat-Geeta duets!. Shabistan (1951) is famous for his hero Shyam because he fell […]
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